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Starting Lineup

The Giants started off the longest homestand of the season with a 7-1 win over the Padres tonight.  Buster Posey hit his 13th home run and Ryan Vogelsong got his 8th win of the season.

Quick Hits for Monday, July 23, 2012 (Game 96)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the San Diego Padres in the 1st game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Ryan Vogelsong (7-4, 2.31) will face Padres’ left-hander Clayton Richard (7-10, 3.86).

Today’s Starting Lineup

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Ranks 9th in NL hitting at a .266 clip (29-for-109) with 2 strikes this season… Is batting .317 (19-for-60) against left-handed pitchers.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than women in space.

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HOME FIELD ADVANTAGE…The Giants have won their last 4 home games, 8 of their last 10 and 20 of their last 27 games at home… SF’s .644 home winning pct. is tied with the Rangers for the 2nd-best in the Majors.

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POSEY AT THE PLATE…C Buster Posey is batting .486 (18-for-37) with 5 2Bs, 2 HRs and 13 RBI in his last 10 games…his .343 (46-for-134) batting average at home ranks as the 6th-highest among NL players.

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BRANDON CRAWFORD… Is hitting .293 (17-for-58) with 4 2Bs, 1 3B, 2 HRs and 8 RBI in his last 20 contests… His 18 doubles are the 3rd-most on the team behind (Cabrera, 20 and Posey, 19).

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EMMANUEL BURRISS… Has made 33 starts this year (30 at 2nd base, 2 at 3rd and 1 short)…. Has gone 503 at-bats without recording a HR, which stands as 4th-longest active streak in Majors.

It’s Broom Time

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Tim Flannery & Pablo Sandoval

Matt Cain got his 10th win of the season as the Giants beat the Astros 3-2.  With the third sweep of the season the Giants and the Dodgers loss the Giants are now 1.5 games in first place.

Quick Hits for Friday, July 13, 2012 (Game 87)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants host the Houston Astros in the 1st game of this 3-game series…Giants’ left-hander Madison Bumgarner (10-5, 3.27) will face Astros’ left-hander Wandy Rodriguez (7-6, 3.38).

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MVP FOR MELKY…OF Melky Cabrerabecame the 5th different Giants player (6th time) to win the All-Star MVP award, joining Willie Mays (1963, 1968), Juan Marichal (1965), Willie McCovey (1969) and Bobby Bonds (1973), who also won the award at Kauffman Stadium, which back then was named Royals Stadium…only one other franchise has had as many as 6 All-Star Game MVPs: the Orioles (6). 

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than ships in the sky.

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Fans… For 126 straight games AT&T Park has been sold out… trailing only Boston (754) and Philadelphia (248).

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Bruce Bochy… is the 38th manager in Giants franchise history, and 16th in San Francisco annals.

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Jeremy Affeldt… Since coming off the DL on May 13, has blanked opponents in 17 of 21 games.

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Joaquin Arias… Is just 6-for-his-last-45 (.133) against right-handed pitching…is hitting .289 (22-for-76) vs. LHP.

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Brandon Belt… Is tied with Posey for the club lead with 32 walks…his .358 on-base pct. is 4th-best on the Giants team.

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Gregor Blanco… His 15 stolen bases this season are a career-high and are tied with Pagan for the team lead.

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Madison Bumgarner… Has tossed at least 6.0 innings in all but 1 start this season (his very 1st start he logged 4.0 innings).

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Emmanuel Burriss… Dating back to 2010, 52 of his last 55 hits have been singles, including 24 of 25 this season.

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Melky Cabrera… Is batting .370 with 2 HRs and 9 RBI in his last 13 games…. Leads Majors with 119 hits and 39 multi-hit games.

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Matt Cain… Has never missed a start due to injury and has been skipped in rotation just once.

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Santiago Casilla.. Is 21-for 25 in save chances… ranks 3rd in the NL (Kimbrel 25; Hanrahan 23).

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Justin Christian… Has appeared in 9 games (3 starts; 1 as DH, 2 in RF) and has gone 5-for-16.

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Brandon Crawford… Is batting .203 (14-for-69) with RISP, including .083 (3-for-36) with RISP and 2 outs.

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Clay Hensley… Is holding LH hitters to a .186 avg. against (7×43)…righties are hitting .263 (20×76).

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George Kontos… In 23 relief outings for Fresno this season, he went 2-0 with a 1.71 ERA (6er,31.2ip).

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Tim Lincecum… Has taken a no-hitter through 6.0 innings twice in his career: 7/9/09 vs. SD and 4/18/11 at COL.

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Javier Lopez… Has stranded 28/33 runners he has inherited (15.2%), the 4th-best pct. in the NL.

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Angel Pagan… Has had 3-separate hit streaks of 11-or-more games this season (11 games, 15, 20).

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Brad Penny… Has made 4 appearances with SF, allowing 3 runs (2 ERs) in 6.1 innings.

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Buster Posey… Is the 1st Giants catcher to win a fan-elected start for the Mid-Summer Classic.

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Sergio Romo… His 0.72 ERA (2er, 25.0ip) is the 2nd-lowest among NL relievers in 2012.

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Hector Sanchez… Has started 28 games in 2012…17 of those 28 starts have come in Barry Zito’s starts.

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Pablo Sandoval… Has gone 29-for-97 with 3 HRs, 15 RBI in 27 games since being activated from DL June 9.

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Nate Schierholtz… Has made 28 starts this year (all in RF), but has started just 4 of SF’s last 24 games.

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Ryan Theriot… Has hit .318 with 17 RBI in 37 games since being activated from DL on May 24… has started 38 of SF’s last 41 games.

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Ryan Vogelsong… Is receiving only 3.39 runs of support per game, which ranks as the lowest 4th-lowest in the NL.

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Barry Zito… Has posted a 6-6 record with a 3.91 ERA (40er, 93.2ip) and 1 complete game in 16 starts this season.

12 Hours To Go

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Grounds Crew

In less than 12 hours the Giants get another crack at the Washington Nationals – with a game that starts at 8:05 Pacific Time you can have breakfast with the team!

Quick Hits for Friday, June 22, 2012 (Game 71)

TONIGHT’S GAME…The San Francisco Giants visit the Oakland Athletics in the 1st game of this 3-game series…Giants’ right-hander Tim Lincecum (2-8, 6.19) will face A’s right-hander Jarrod Parker (3-3, 2.82).

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VS. OAKLAND… Tim Lincecum is scheduled to make his 9th career start against Athletics…is 5-2 with a 1.92 ERA (12er, 56.1ip) and 3 complete games (2 SHO) in his 1st 8 out- ings…has made 1 start this season vs. Oakland allowing 4 runs on 5 hits and 3 walks with 5 strikeouts in 4.0 innings as SF loss 6-2.

Check out today’s complete game notes, which contain more stats than fans taking BART to the game tonight.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Has gone 11-for-40 (.275) with 4 RBI in 10 games since being activated from the 15-day DL on June 9.

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PABLO SANDOVAL… Overall, is batting .304 (41-for-135) with 7 2Bs, 5 HRs and 19 RBI in 35 games this season.

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NATE SCHIERHOLTZ… Is hitting .400 (6-for-15) over his last 8 games with a 2B, 3B and 1 RBI.

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NATE SCHIERHOLTZ… Has started 5 of SF’s last 12 games after starting only 5 of the Giants’ previous 35 contests.

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